Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name!
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor Quotes
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make...
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and...
I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
Consult duty not events.
We talk on principle, but we act on interest
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
Great men always pay deference to greater.
O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats...
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.